Katrina Van Tassel
Sleepy Hollow

Cosplayer: Tofu

Variant: Black and White Polonaise - New York

Status: Complete

Condition: Not Set

AmeCon 2008

28th July 2012: Photoshoot! So I never actually got a photoshoot done of this costume, due to lack of a willing photographer/time/generally being a bit rubbish about getting anything photographed.

And thus I got chatting with the amazing Yuka about all the wonderful things I've made in the years we're known each other and that I STILL hadn't gotten pictures of this dress which she recalled sat in my living room years ago. So she and her lovely gentleman agreed to be so kind as to take some pictures of this dress. Yay!

Four years on and two children later and I was amazed to actually get into this dress at all, though with decidedly more cleavage than originally!

Retiring my photos to make room for lovely pics, but have to save this lovely detailed shot of the painstakingly made lace, of which I am still rather proud.


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Anonymous - 24th June 2008
Oooo very accurate. ^_^

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Chii-ren - 24th June 2008
thats amazing, i've always wanted her dress from the film, it looks just like it!

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Hexi - 24th June 2008
amazing. i love Coleen Atwood too. her designs are inspiring! i wish i had the skills to make dresses like this! i'm going to buy that book as soon as i get money. ><

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Tofu - 24th June 2008
Thankyou! That book really is amazing, there are several more in the series, covering different time periods and also menswear. Highly recommended!!

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stripey_dani - 25th June 2008
Amazing... truly amazing! Youre an amazing seamtress!

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Chibi - 17th July 2008
Wow
Hun you're going to look amazing :3 may I have a dance with you?

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Eatmethoubean - 5th August 2008
that is a beautiful dress!!! i cant wait to see you in it with the wig, you're going to look totally edible... :D

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Angelphie - 17th August 2008
The amount of work you put into this is astounding, and I really enjoyed reading about your construction and research there. I still can’t get over that fact that you made your own lace, it, and everything else about this dress is completely perfect! You totally did justice to a gorgeous design.

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Sephirayne - 30th September 2008
Awesome costume. So great to see the finished costume at Ame.

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Captain_Marvelous - 22nd January 2009
Wow me and my friend paul just saw this whilst at college ^^ its a really good idea :) cant wait to see it complete it looks amazing so far :)

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Debbie Ella - 4th May 2011
Goooorgeous!

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Siouxsie James - 22nd March 2012
omg that's awesome! I'd really like to make this one day it has been a dress my mine since I saw the film. Please lend me your skills lol! >___< Lace looks so close to the original!!!

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Amy-Lou - 8th May 2012
My goodness this is incredible, you put so much effort into accuracy. Really interesting to read the how and why behind it :)